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The Sopwith Camel was a British World War I single-seat fighter biplane introduced on the Western Front in 1917. It had a combination of a short-coupled fuselage, heavy, powerful rotary engine and concentrated fire from twin synchronized machine guns. The Camel was credited with shooting down 1,294 enemy aircraft, more than any other Allied fighter in the First World War.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sopwith_Camel
The Fokker Dr.I Dreidecker (triplane) was a World War I fighter aircraft built by Fokker-Flugzeugwerke. The Dr.I saw widespread service in the spring of 1918. It became renowned as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 20 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fokker_Dr.I

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    RSIxidor
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    I just want to know how they made so much aircraft back then.

    nyoki
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    Oh look, a plane.

    Kishi
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    Oh, right, Snoopy flew one of those.

    fracked again
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    NO~

    Tiggle Bitties
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    curse that red baron!



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